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Stories and Tips County Antrim

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Portrush

Written by Joy S on 16 Aug, 2011

The old fishing village of Portrush is built on a promontory jutting out into the ocean. It is a popular seaside town. I used to holiday here as a child with my parents, it has not really changed that much in 30 years.…Read More


Fabulous Coastline

Written by rufusni on 19 Apr, 2011

Ballintoy is a small village - there is a youth hostel in the village and another further around the coast at White Park Bay (which probably has one of the best views of any youth hostel in the world), a few pubs and a shop,…Read More


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Portrush Meander and Curran Strand Walk

Written by hagnel2 on 21 Nov, 2006

Portrush has many attractions but best of all are its wonderful blue flag beaches. Its main center is a delightful town of well-maintained Georgian buildings and a picturesque harbour which still supports fishing fleets and pleasure yachts. It is not your typical bingo hall and…Read More


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Antrim Drive-Larne- Torr head- Carrick a Rede

Written by hagnel2 on 21 Nov, 2006

We picked up the Antrim coast road at Larne a busy port for Ferries and gateway to the causeway coast and Glens of Antrim. The spectacular Antrim coast starts at Larne (A2 North) all the way to Ballycastle. The road is well signed and on its…Read More


Worried about visiting Northern Ireland?

Written by Leesa on 26 Nov, 2001

Growing up in England in the 1970’s, Northern Ireland is synonymous with bombings and terrorism and despite the recent ceasefires we were a little apprehensive about travelling to the North with a car with plates from the Republic and speaking with English accents. Even…Read More


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